Gene Steele Pemberville, Ohio When you live by yourself, you develop habits and living styles that don’t align with the Ozzie & Harriet’s. And so it came to be that my house did not have a Christmas tree during the Christmas season. Well, a new lady friend changed that. My friend wanted a Christmas tree
(l-r) Katie Crosby and her sisters Candi Johnson and MeChele Frierson Katy Crosby has been Toledo’s Chief of Staff for the last two and a half years, where she works with the departments of finance, diversity and inclusion, and human resources. Crosby has spent decades advocating for civil rights and equal opportunities for people of
Ron Hemelgarn first began making waves in auto racing in 1977, although he had operated Toledo’s Super Fitness centers since 1972. By 1977 he had bought a few health clubs in the Indianapolis area and wanted to get the word out about his fitness businesses more effectively. “I said ‘I am going to sponsor a
Alison and Jim Graff share their bountiful harvest Alison Graff explains that her husband, Jim, has been a gardener since he began to walk, while she grew to appreciate the charm of flower cultivation during her time in Hawaii, building on lessons she learned from her mother’s love of roses. “Jim had a [vegetable] garden
Hundreds of Toledoans see Vallie Bowman-English’s name every day, but few of them know who she is, or the good work that she’s done for the Toledo Municipal Court.
Known as a man who chases his goals, Sylvania’s Fred King has over 100 running races under his belt. The most recent race came as a total surprise to him. “My face must have lit up!” Fred recalls. Fred’s nursing team and family collaborated with Run Toledo and Dave’s Performance Footgear to enter Fred into